When Angus McKenna was forced to give two of his daughters to families in the wagon train, he promised he'd never try to contact them. Catherine made no such pledge. But when she sets out to find her sisters, she doesn't go alone. Angus sends Collin with her. Will they discover the two women---and love?
Space pirate Captain Darius Rivers boards the enemy ship Avenger in search of treasure and encounters more than he bargained for. Rather than fight, Captain Hector Ramirez awaits him in silence--ready to bring Darius's fantasies to life. CONTENT ADVISORY: This title contains a "happy for now" ending.
Unravel the clues to a supernatural mystery and discover what will happen at the end of the world through the pages of this controversial 400-page supernatural novel. Based on ancient manuscripts including the books of Revelation, Enoch and the Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch, it flashes back and forth between the centuries to a stunning andunforgettableending.
Discover why the eccentric Roman Catholic priest Benjamin Price was silenced bytheVatican. Enter the mind of Abaddon - Destroyer of the Old Testament and AngeloftheAbyss. Solve the mystery of the unusual Native woman found on a rocky beach with her bodystainedred. Live through shipwrecks, dramatic escapes, supernatural battles and executionsbyfire. Locate the living, time, fog-bound Island at the very edge ofNorthAmerica. Confront the Archangel Michael - warrior PrinceoftheSeraphim. Experience a vision of Heaven and a clash between celestial beings in the depths oftheAbyss. Uncover the reason for the penance imposed on the possessed cleric, EtienneD Entremont. Meet Nazi Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler who is obsessed with the mythicalNephilimPortal. Sail on Reprisal and Nicholas with pirate Edward Bailey and the lust-obsessed BernardLaRoque. Conspire to topple a throne with the Duc D Antin, first cousin to Louis, KingofFrance. Meet the children of an angel and find out why one loves him and the other hates everything hestandsfor, and learn why we are all moving inexorably to the final event in world history and TheDestinyOfTheHumanRace."
A four-time Governor General's-award nominee for both poetry and non-fiction, Christopher Dewdney is celebrated internationally as a writer and a visionary and is best known for his particular imagining of place and memory. Beginning with Paleozoic fossil formations in southwestern Ontario and moving through eons of natural history to cityscapes and the digital present, Dewdney's poetics encapsulate often surreal experiences from radical and epiphenomenal perspectives. His writing vibrates in a standing wave between science and art, reason and myth--embedding geology, neurophysiology, linguistics, and post-digital technology within a play of transitory viewpoints. Children of the Outer Dark provides a geological survey of Dewdney's poetic strata. The poems selected, along with their order of presentation, serve a critical function to mine diverse layers of development in Dewdney's career. This collection will reward all those who seek inspiration and will provide teachers, students, and other writers with a short natural history of one of Canadas essential poetic minds.
“It used to make me feel special, the fact that they knew me, knew what I wanted, but it had soured with repetition. I’d become my drink order – that’s what it felt like. But it was okay. People watching in this place made me feel part of the world, got me away from the house for a few hours. And it was here she came back to me. I hadn’t seen her for three decades and suddenly there she was, standing next to my table. ‘Hello, Freddie’.” Another Shot tells the story of Freddie and Jo-Jo, who are reunited in a coffee shop thirty-five years after the end of their teenage romance. Jo-Jo finds Freddie through a mutual friend, and tells him that she is emigrating following the death of her husband. She gives him a photograph of the two of them on their first weekend away, a trip to Blackpool. How they originally met, why they parted, what happens in their lives apart is all told through a series of flashbacks. These memories feed into events when they meet up again and explain why, despite the passage of time and the intensity of their still simmering love, there is no future for their relationship. Author Stephen Brotherton lives in Telford and is a Social Worker.
Mental processes are the essence of creative endeavor.
The Creative Cognition Approach extends this particular view of creativity, first proposed and developed by the editors in their earlier book Creative Cognition, to the programs and theoretical views of some of the most prominent researchers in the areas of problem solving, concept formation, and thinking. Chapters cover a wide range of approaches and processes that play a role in creative cognition, from those that have their roots in associationism (the notion that creative ideas are produced incrementally), to the Gestalt point of view (particularly insight), to current computational approaches. Each chapter deals with central issues in cognition and creativity, and many consider new ways in which creativity can be studied under controlled conditions. The Creative Cognition Approach begins with a new look at an ancient subject, dreams. It then takes up intuition and insight from a contemporary cognitive perspective, and the importance of using prior knowledge in the incremental view of creative problem solving, which is contrasted with the importance of various forms of fixation and sudden insight. Studies are presented that provide new methods for distinguishing insight problem solving from analytic problem solving, and a general description of recall, problem solving, and creative thinking is provided along with relevant experimental evidence. Numerous laboratory studies of creative idea generation are described that reveal the conceptual structures that give rise to imaginative thinking. Visual representations are considered in the context of memory distortions, and in the use of diagrams in scientific discovery. Models that help clarify the relation between comprehension and creativity are discussed, and a novel integration of ideas (primary and secondary process thinking, conditioning, genetic algorithms, chaos theory, the thermodynamics of crystallography) are brought together in a connectionist framework. A multivariate investment approach is used to study creative performance, and criteria for assessing and enhancing creative realism are detailed. A Bradford Book
"Of all things to bring back from India, I never would have imagined I would have brought back a baby.
How is this possible? I can't be pregnant. I'm a man." Although his career was going great, his personal life was not so successful. In fact, he had started to question his sexuality after having little luck with women. After failed relationship and failed relationship, something didn't click. Sam had all but given up. Sam was invited on a trip of a lifetime for a bachelor's party in India. In what seemed like a low-key trip to India turns dangerous as he is saved by an unlikely hero. Not only will he save Sam's life, but change it for good. Sam will be pushed to his limits physically, emotionally, and sexually. White Tiger Passion is a steamy MM erotic romance that is not for the faint of heart.